The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank - - 35
Contract jobs citing vSphere 0 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire - - 2.70%
As % of the System Software category - - 21.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £386 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.91% +18.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £28.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.28 £22.69 £23.20
% change year-on-year
+64.29% -2.19%
vSphere
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicestershire region.

System Software Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
28 32 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 9.43% 11.27% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 18 9
Average daily rate £185 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.33% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £81 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £357 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 13
Average hourly rate £13.50 £10.44 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.31% -19.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £10.00 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £18.45 £28.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing vSphere across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

vSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing vSphere across the Leicestershire region.

vSphere Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

vSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing vSphere across the Leicestershire region.

vSphere Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

vSphere
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire region citing vSphere also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited vSphere.

1 3 (100.00%) NFS
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) NetApp
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (100.00%) Publishing
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Isilon
1 3 (100.00%) vCloud
1 3 (100.00%) Hyperic
1 3 (100.00%) Software-Defined Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Public Cloud
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (100.00%) IBM PureFlex
1 3 (100.00%) Operations Management
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire region citing vSphere also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited vSphere. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Software-Defined Networking
General
1 3 (100.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Architect
1 3 (100.00%) Cloud Architect
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (100.00%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (100.00%) Operations Management
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) NFS
1 3 (100.00%) vCloud
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) Isilon
1 3 (100.00%) NetApp
1 3 (100.00%) VMware